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The Tuscan Style Kitchen Design

The Tuscan Style Kitchen Design

Decorating a kitchen in Tuscan style will bring a rustic mood into your home, and a relaxed Mediterranean feel. Produce a mood of wholesome and hearty family meals, the appealing scent of olives, wine, and refreshing, crusty bread. actually experience the attractiveness from the Tuscan landscape all about you because you recreate a Tuscany vogue kitchen within your own residence.

Present /&/ Correct

Present /&/ Correct

Present /&/ Correct opened it’s virtual doors in 2008. A place for their own designs, things they love by other designers from around the world & vintage items which they discover around Europe, and sometimes further afield.

Jane Foster’s Happy World

Jane Foster’s Happy World

Jane Foster is an illustrator living in UK. Her two main passions are screen printing and collecting vintage fabrics from the 50s, 60s and 70s. Her screen prints start off as ink drawings which are then added to screens for printing. She enjoys the process of drawing free hand and love combining screen printing with vintage fabrics.

PIP Studio: ‘Happy products for Happy People’

PIP Studio: ‘Happy products for Happy People’

PIP was born in a small village by the sea as the youngest child of the family. She has three older brothers and a Love bird, or to be more specific, a small African parrot from the genus Agapornis. The Love bird is called Tjommy and it can say its name.

A fairy tale? No, no…. this is just how started a lovely design story of PIP Studio from The Netherlands.

Ilvy Jacobs Paper Bags

Ilvy Jacobs Paper Bags

Riffing on the shapes and textures associated with paper cardboard, Dutch designer Ilvy Jacobs creates awesome, more durable bags out of those materials or ones that resemble them.

Corsets and Crinoline: How to be Pretty in Victorian Time

Corsets and Crinoline: How to be Pretty in Victorian Time

Technological change in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century led to new designs in underwear which often made life easier for women–as well as more complicated. At the same time new attitudes towards health and comfort and participation in sporting activities meant that women were actually becoming much more aware of their bodies and the harm that could be done by restrictive underwear.

The Kaleidoscopes

The Kaleidoscopes

Sometimes small objects bring a big fun. The kaleidoscope is one of those. It was a huge entertainment for me as a child to lay on my bed, and watch colourful pictures for hours.

In 1816, the kaleidoscope was invented by Scottish scientist, Sir David Brewster, and patented by him in 1817 (GB 4136).

10 Beautiful Cutlery Designs

10 Beautiful Cutlery Designs

Spoons. Forks. Knives. The essential tools used to eat most of your meals. Wouldn’t it be nice to see something new for a change? Check out these strange and uniquely designed eating utensils that will change your dinner table or simply impress your guests.

Textile Designers: Creative Minds that Make Our Life Better

Textile Designers: Creative Minds that Make Our Life Better

We all love to have beautifully designed fabrics for our garments, home furnishings and other accessories. Have you ever thought, how these fabrics get their design? Who is behind creating the innovative textile designs? And how much effort goes into making a fabric which we might reject in just a few minutes? Do you know the textile designers and their creative but very complex work of textile designing?

British Pop Art: How it Started

British Pop Art: How it Started

Against a backdrop of post-war reconstruction and social change, a group of young artists, writers and architects met to pool their ideas at the Institute of contemporary Arts (ICA) in London. Formed in 1951 and known as the International Group (IG), they introduced the world to a new kind of art that was stimlated by popular culture – films, comics, advertising, science-fiction and pop music were key inspirations.